Reclassify a Vacant Position: Start

Take me to the Reclassify a Position section of HRMS. go_button

Help sections available for the Reclassify a New Position process for a vacant A&P/Classified/Teacher/Librarian position:

Start | General | Salary/Funding | Purpose/Functions | Qualifications | Working Conditions | Justification | Recruiting | Document Review

The Reclassify a Position section allows you to change the job code and and effective date associated with a vacant A&P/Classified/Teacher/Librarian position. You can access this section from the View Position Details section by entering the position ID and view date of a vacant position and clicking Go.


  1. Click the Reclassify link as indicated above. The initial Reclassify a Position page, shown below, appears. Information about the current job title and job code; incumbent (in this case, vacant) and position ID are displayed.


  1. Enter the Proposed job code, using the lookup as needed.

    NOTE: The Job Code and Effective Date fields cannot be updated once you select Walk-me-through or All-in-one. Be certain this information is correct before moving off the Reclassify a Filled Position start page.

  2. Designate an effective date by clicking the calendar icon or by entering the date manually using the MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/year) format.

    NOTE: You cannot process a reclassification with an effective date prior to 11/1/2009. (Click here for more information.)

  3. Click the Walk-me-through or All-in-one button.
    • If you select the Walk-me-through option, all steps in the Reclassify a Position process for a vacant A&P/Classified/Teacher/Librarian position appear in a single scrolling page.
    • The All-in-one option takes you through the process section by section.
  4. The Reclassify a Vacant Position page shown below appears, displaying the original job title and position ID for the vacant position along with the proposed job code, job title, and effective date.


  1. HRMS asks if you are ready to recruit at this time. If you select Yes, the Recruit section along with other data specific to recruiting will be included in the document.  Selecting No will create a position and allow you to recruit at any time after final approval of the Reclassify a Position document.

    NOTE: When deciding whether or not to recruit for a position, be aware that your answer cannot be changed during the Reclassify a Position process. However, there are two ways to change the recruiting option after completing a Reclassify a Position document:

  1. If you wish to hire a UTemp to the position prior to or during the recruitment period, check the box provided (UT Austin and UT System only). A UTemp representative will contact the document creator.
  2. Click Walk-me-through or All-in-one again.
  3. HRMS directs you to the Reclassify a Position: General page.

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